MorganFranklin Consulting Wins 2015 AWE Workplace Excellence and Health & Wellness Seals of Approval
2015 marks MorganFranklin's eighth consecutive appearance on Alliance for Workplace Excellence list and first win for employee health and wellness award in annual program recognizing Washington, D.C.'s best places to work based on exemplary commitment to overall workplace quality.
McLean, Virginia – April 16, 2015
For the eighth consecutive year, MorganFranklin Consulting has been awarded the Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE), and the firm has also been named a first-time winner of the Health & Wellness Seal of Approval. AWE is a nonprofit organization that recognizes employers for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to employee health and wellness and overall workplace quality through programs in communication, diversity, employee growth, work-life balance, and more. MorganFranklin, a leading business consulting and technology solutions company based in McLean, Va., has been a winner of the annual Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval since 2008.
"It is an honor to be selected as an AWE Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval winner for the eighth year in a row, and we are proud to continue this legacy and also be recognized for our investments in promoting personal health and wellness," said Ashley Baquié, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at MorganFranklin Consulting. "These awards reflect our strong history and continued commitment to building an exceptional workplace that focuses on doing what's right for our employees, their families, our clients, and our communities."
MorganFranklin is among 51 companies awarded the 2015 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval for demonstrating outstanding commitment to balanced leadership and the overall success of the workforce. The winners underwent a comprehensive evaluation process that assessed the following areas:
- Innovative corporate culture and management practices
- Family- and employee-friendly policies and programs
- Strong health and wellness initiatives
- Employee growth and learning opportunities
- Commitment to corporate, social, and civic responsibility
- Diversity and inclusion practices
- Flexible work environment
- Safety and security
MorganFranklin was also among 32 companies awarded the 2015 Health & Wellness Seal of Approval for developing innovative programs for employee health and wellness, including health risk assessments, employee health fairs, support for physical activity and programs for healthy eating, on-site fitness facilities, healthy options at food facilities, educational sessions on healthy lifestyles, incentives for wellness program participation, and employee access to nurses, coaches, and other professionals.
2015 marks the AWE's 16th year recognizing excellence in the workplace through the Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval, Health & Wellness Seal of Approval, EcoLeadership Award, and Diversity Champion Award. In total, the 61 award-winning companies represent employees from organizations of all sizes and in all sectors across the United States. To view a full list of the 2015 AWE award winners, click here.
The winners will be honored at the AWE's Annual Awards Luncheon and panel discussion on May 21 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. More than 350 business executives from Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., will be in attendance to learn about signature practices in "The Future of Workplace Excellence." Michele Norris, President of Navigen Leadership, LLC, will deliver the keynote address, and award-winning journalist Leon Harris from ABC7/WJLA-TV will return as emcee.
The Alliance for Workplace Excellence is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1999 by Montgomery County, Md., and Discovery Communications. Over the past 16 years, AWE has been dedicated to empowering employers to build excellence in the workplace as a means of supporting the quality of life for employees, their families, and the community at large. AWE is dedicated to increasing the number of excellent workplaces within the business community through education and recognition, as a means to enhance the quality of life of its citizens and empower economic growth. Learn more at www.excellentworkplace.org.
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About MorganFranklin Consulting
MorganFranklin is a strategy and execution-focused business consulting firm and professional advisor. The company provides strategic thinking and hands-on support to help public companies, fast-growing private companies, and government clients manage growth and maximize performance. The firm delivers strategy, accounting and transaction services, risk and compliance, and information management and technology solutions. MorganFranklin is headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area and has supported clients in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
MorganFranklin Consulting is the brand name referring to the global organization of MorganFranklin, Inc. and its subsidiary MorganFranklin Consulting, LLC.